EVGA know about this problem and have a solution. They are willing to validate all warranties. If your GPU has not been affected it would be good to follow their guidelines.
You have the option to Return your Card back to EVGA or alternatively they are providing VRM thermal pads FREE to all owners via the Thermalmod Website Linked Below
- I write stuff that I hope somebody reads. Oh and before the other guy takes all the credit, this site is part my idea too. Yes I love Apple.